Finance Manager (Utilities Sector)

Anglo Technical Recruitment Ltd
Cambridgeshire, UK
13 Sep 2019
09 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a tier 1 contractor with working in the utilities, infrastructure and energy sectors and they are looking for a Finance Manager to be based out of their Peterborough offices.

What will you be doing as the new Finance Manager?

As our the Finance Manager you'll be part of the Senior Leadership team for the designated area of the business and provide a trusted front line financial support service which is both proactive and reactive as we search to provide the required information to the correct people at the correct time.

By building strong relationships across different teams and alliances under the company umbrella, you'll play an active part in sharing best practice and knowledge.

Key responsibilities:

• Produce month end packs, forecasting, performance, metrics, Input into Risk Opportunity schedules.

• Ensure all information provided is up-to-date and accurate ensuring key stakeholders are confident in basing business decisions around this data.

• Take a leading role on financial controls; ensuring robust governance, self assurance and processes are in place.

• Ensure financial controls are always adhered to across the business and carry out audits and assurance of the monthly cost to complete.

• Take a lead on Cost Management by implementing reporting and data analytics to help understand and drive cost base reductions.

• Actively involved in transformation activities to drive continuous improvements to deliver an enhanced and more efficient reporting service.

A little bit about your skills, experience and behaviours....

For this exciting and highly involved Finance Manager role you'll possess a professional finance qualification (ie CIMA/ACCA/ACA) and have a good level of post qualification experience, ideally in a commercial or management accounting role. Whilst working in the Utilities sector would prove useful, we are more interested in your Capital Accounting, financial modelling and financial forecasting experience to really add value to the team.

With demonstrable people management experience, you'll work in a flexible and enthusiastic fashion as you break the stigma around "non-personable" financial professionals and give the team a visible presence across the business. Able to manage pressure, meet strict deadlines and professionally challenge the norm and current processes, you'll have a passion for data and numbers whilst enjoying implementing enhanced ways of working.

If this sounds like your next Financial/ Commercial career step and the opportunity to work for an industry leading alliances appeals to your career aspirations, please apply today

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